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Configit Introduces Cloud-Based Configuration Life Cycle Management Platform

Reliable, scalable, and secure

Published: Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 13:00

(Configit: Copenhagen, Denmark) -- Configit has announced that Configit Ace, the market’s leading Configuration Life Cycle Management (CLM) platform, is now available as a cloud service. The vendor-agnostic, cloud-based CLM platform is designed to integrate with any IT system. Configit Ace Cloud enables an end-to-end, enterprisewide configuration process for complex products, systems and services supporting design, development, manufacturing, sales, and support.

With Configit Ace, manufacturers and service providers can regain control with a scalable, reliable enterprise-grade platform that can provide a single source of truth on product configuration information.

The cloud-based CLM service offers the same functionality and capabilities as Configit Ace on-premises installations, providing customers with a choice of on-premises or cloud-based deployment of their CLM solution.

Manufacturing and engineering systems like product lifecycle management (PLM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) are quickly moving to the cloud as manufacturers see the benefits of reduced IT hardware, resource, maintenance, and time investment. Cloud solutions provide world-class security and immediate access for new users regardless of location, and the ability to scale capacity and performance when needed.

Configit Ace Cloud is a deployment option for customers who need to manage highly complex products and systems. Hosted on Microsoft Azure, Configit Ace Cloud leverages the reliability, scalability, and security that Azure provides, including business continuity and disaster recovery. Additional benefits of the offering include:
• Interoperability: Any system anywhere can be integrated with the solution via a rich set of web-based APIs, giving users immediate access no matter their location. This enables a single source of truth on product configuration information to be established for multiple, critical manufacturing systems like PLM, CAD, MES, ERP, CRM, and CPQ.
• Assured compliance: Configit Ace Cloud is certified according to ISO 27001 (“ISMS”) and ISO 27017 (“Cloud”) including market conforming Security Operation Center (SOC) and authentication procedures.
• Nonstop support: CLM solutions based on Configit Ace Cloud are hosted by Configit with 24/7/365 preemptive monitoring and support—with global availability via 26 Azure regions.

“As customization, security, and cost savings become increasingly important, manufacturers need configuration solutions that are both powerful and capable of handling complexity,” says Henrik Reif Andersen, CSO and co-founder of Configit. Providers of highly complex products and services can now use Configit Ace Cloud’s capabilities to establish a reliable and scalable CLM solution with world-class security and availability while meeting compliance and regulatory requirements without the need for upfront IT investment.”


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